Towson University

SGA joins in effort to raise age juveniles are charged as adults

December 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

SGA joins effort to raise age juveniles can be charged as adults. Photo by Dynamite News Alexander Best Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Towson University Student Government Association unanimously voted in favor of a resolution affirming the body’s commitment to working with Baltimore [...]

Underage drinking, smoking marijuana are main campus offenses

December 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

TU police on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Photo by TU. By Ardajah Jones Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer TOWSON, Md. – Thefts of bicycles and other private property, underage drinking and smoking marijuana are the types of crimes that fill Towson University’s police logs and give [...]

TU College Democrats and Republicans debate a range of issues

December 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Alexa Limbach Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer College Democrats and Republicans squared off against each other in a series of free-flowing debates at Towson University Thursday that touched on everything from federal tax policy and education to the First Amendment and gun control. An estimated [...]

Art was key during the Anti-Apartheid movement

November 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

Internationally renowned actor, screenwriter Malcolm Purkey. Photo by Jerice Boston Jerice Boston Baltimore Watchdog Staff writer TOWSON – Art played a significant role in helping to dismantle the racist, inhumane system of apartheid in South Africa, internationally renowned actor, director [...]

Speaker series launched with focus on North Korea

November 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Political Science Professor Joseph R. Clark. Photo by Taariq Adams By Taariq Adams Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer TOWSON, Md. – Political Science Professor Joseph R. Clark raised questions Tuesday about ways to end tensions with North Korea “without sacrificing too many lives.” Clark, whose [...]

Activist Helen Zia calls on “community” to fight social injustice

November 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Helen Zia calls for action against social injustices. Photo by AAPI By Seanne Coates Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Activist and award-winning journalist Helen Zia inspired an audience at Towson University this week to take action for social justice. Zia, a New Jersey native who grew up as a [...]

Students: Even if you don’t support campus groups, you are paying for them

November 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Student Union is the hub of co-curricular activities. Photo from TU website. By Morgan Schmidt and Jerice Boston Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writers The college application process is officially underway and, just like fall temperatures, bank accounts are also dipping. High school seniors around [...]

Baltimore photographer says pictures can change the news narrative

November 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Billy Owens Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Photographer Devin Allen spoke to Towson University students on Thursday. Photo by Billy Owens. Only three amateur photographers have ever had their photos used on the cover of Time magazine. One of them, Devin Allen, gave a guest lecture to about 50 [...]

Towson students learn ideologies by way of the Arts

October 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

“Defamation” cast. Photo by Alexander Muldrow By Alexander Muldrow Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University students, faculty and staff faced challenges to core beliefs about race, religion, gender and class on Wednesday from the most unlikely place – a play. [...]

Feminist writer Roxane Gay: Be yourself, accept your flaws

October 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Seanne Coates Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Popular feminist and New York Times writer Roxane Gay wowed a Towson University audience with tales of her struggles with weight after a traumatic gang rape, but stressed that meaningful change only comes when we trust the inner goodness of mankind. [...]
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